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Being Anti-Linux is bad for your business' health

Jan 23, 2009, 12:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

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"First, Microsoft had its biggest layoffs in the company's history. Yes, Microsoft still makes billions, but, for the first time ever, Microsoft is staggering.

"It's actually worse than it first appears. The headlines talk about 5.000 jobs lost. They don't point out that Microsoft is also cutting up to up to 15% of its temporary and contract workers. Over the last few years, those are the people who actually do a lot of Microsoft's day-in/day-out work. People who insist that everything is the same as ever with Microsoft have been missing that Microsoft has actually done worse than the general economy. Microsoft stock is worth about half of what it was last year at this time."

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